2018 Blogs

2018 Velobala Exhibition-Making Development Project: Call for Applications

2018 Velobala Exhibition-Making Development Project: Call for Applications

The African Art Centre calls on young artists and arts practioners to apply for an exciting new opportunity as part of the Velobala Development Programme. This initiative encourages young people to further their art and design proficiencies by including exhibition-making as part of their skill-set.  The Velobala Exhibition-Making classes will include workshops and hands-on implementation of approximately three exhibition platforms.
SCREAM (GROUP EXHIBITION)

SCREAM (GROUP EXHIBITION)

The African Art Centre is pleased to present a group exhibition called SCREAM. A unique and diverse fine art produced by emerging and established local artists.

‘The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid but he who conquers that fear,’ (Long walk to freedom)

African Art Centre First Sale of 2018

African Art Centre First Sale of 2018

The African Arts Centre, which is enjoying its new found home in the vibey creative hub in Station Drive off Umgeni Road, will have its first sale of the year from 5 to 29 April.
Exhbition Opening: The Naked Heart Chandelier

Exhbition Opening: The Naked Heart Chandelier

With funding from the National Lotteries Commission and the National Arts Council, the African Art Centre and Umcebo Design are exhibiting their first joint art piece, The Naked Heart Chandelier.
Footsteps of the Father

Footsteps of the Father

The African Art Centre is pleased to host the Footsteps of the Father Group exhibition showcasing charcoal, oil pastel, chalk pastel drawings, mixed medium, collage, photography and paintings. All works have been produced by participants in the Velobala programme of 2017.
Celebrating the Velobala Class of 2017: Group Exhibition

Celebrating the Velobala Class of 2017: Group Exhibition

The African Art Centre is pleased to host the Velobala Class of 2017 Group exhibition showcasing charcoal, pencil, oil pastel, chalk pastel drawings, paintings and jewellery design.
Media Release - Exhibition: 5 X 5 Design

Media Release - Exhibition: 5 X 5 Design

5 X 5 Design presents a collaborative artistic process between local creatives and African Art Centre crafters.